Wednesday, November 30

1992 National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism Winner and Nominees

1992 National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism Winner

Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America

Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America

Garry Wills

The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead, he gave the whole nation “a new birth of freedom” in the space of a mere 272 words. His …

1992 National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism Shortlist

A Chorus of Stones: The Private Life of War
A Chorus of Stones: The Private Life of War
Susan Griffin
Can Poetry Matter? Essays on Poetry and American Culture
Can Poetry Matter? Essays on Poetry and American Culture
Dana Gioia
The Critics Bear It Away: American Fiction and the Academy
The Critics Bear It Away: American Fiction and the Academy
Frederick Crews
Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West
Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West
Wallace Stegner

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